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TechConnect News - Technology Prospecting Programs
TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo | June 14-17, Washington DC:
      » Abstracts | Due Feb. 27 » Innovations | Rolling Deadline
      » Food Materials & Innovations - Special Program | Due Feb. 27
Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summits & Expo | August 24-26, Honolulu, HI:
      » Abstracts | Due March 13 » Panel Proposals | Due March 13
      » Defense Energy Challenge & Islands Solution Challenge | Due May 15
Next Events
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TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo

June 14-17, 2015 • Washington, DC
Designed to accelerate commercialization of innovations out of the lab and into industry.
» Early Bird Registration Rates Through April 18!

National Innovation Summit & Showcase

June 14-17, 2015 • Washington, DC
World's largest showcase of industry-vetted emerging-technologies ready for commercialization.
» Showcase submissions still being accepted for conference consideration!

Spring National SBIR/STTR Conference

June 15-17, 2015 • Washington, DC
Co-located with TechConnect World and National Innovation Summit!
» Early Bird Registration Rates Through April 18!

Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summit & Expo
Energy • Islands • Security

August 24-26, 2015 • Honolulu, HI
» Registration Now Open!

Defense Energy Summit

December 1-3, 2015 • Austin, TX
» Save the date
» Check out Photo Gallery from 2014 Summit
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TechConnect Corporate Spotlights:

Joe Fox

Corporate Spotlight Interview: Ashland
Performance Materials
- TechConnect speaks with
Joe Fox Director, Emerging & External Technologies
at Ashland Performance Materials

David Blackwood

Corporate Spotlight Interview: BASF -
Interview with David Blackwood, Vice President,
Market and Customer Development, North America, at BASF

TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo:
Speakers Announced! Abstracts Due Feb. 27!

 Advanced Materials  Electronics & Microsystems

 Advanced Manufacturing  Biotech, Medical & Pharma

 Energy & Sustainability  Personal & Home Care,
Cosmetics, Foods

Special Industry Symposium: Food Materials & Food Innovations - Call for innovations. Due Feb. 27. Prospecting Partners Include:

BASF, Cargill, Mosaic, DSM

Federal Funding Opportunities

Department of Defense:

Accelerating the Development of Small Unit Decision Making (ADSUDM)
Deadline: March 31, 2015

DoD FY14 Defense Medical Research and Development Program Team Performance Training Research Initiative
Deadline: April 9, 2015

Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute
Deadline: May 29, 2015

Department of Energy:

Transportation Energy Resources From Renewable Agriculture (TERRA)
Deadline: March 2, 2015

University Turbine Systems Research
Deadline: March 20, 2015


FY 2015 NASA Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCOR): Research Infrastructure Dev.
Deadline: March 20, 2015

Department of Homeland Security:

BioWatch Program: 2014-2015
Deadline: September 30, 2015

Department of Commerce:

National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) Pilots Cooperative Agreement Program
Deadline: March 17, 2015

NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) Comprehensive Grant Program
Deadline: April 17, 2015

TCW 2015 Corporate Partners: Arkema, Ashland, BASF, Bosch, Chevron, Corning, Columbia, Cummins, DSM, Evonik, Harris and Harris, Magna, Michelin, Michelman, Momentive, Mosaic, National Grid, Owens Corning, Oxford Instruments, Praxair, Saint-Gobain, Samsung, Sabic, Shell, Sherwin-Williams, United Technologies Research Center

Industrial Impact Workshops at TechConnect World 2015
Sunday, June 14, Washington DC

Industrial Impact Workshops are designed to educate participants in both state-of-art technologies and industry interests. Through a One-Day Intensive Program, all courses are presented by leading experts in their respective fields, including industrial guest speakers where applicable. The full-day Workshop start at $595 (50% discount for validated undergraduate/graduate students). Participation includes Course Notes and a Networking Lunch and Receptions with the instructors and experts. To view Workshop descriptions, click here

National SBIR/STTR Conference, co-located with TechConnect World • June 15-17, 2015, Washington DC

Meet and interact with all SBIR/STTR Agencies, including Dept. of Defense, DARPA, Dept. of Energy, National Institutes of Health, NASA, NSF, NIST, SBA, and More! Registration Now Open! Early Bird Rates Available!

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Published by: Jennifer Rocha, Publishing Director

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